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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary De La Pena is Good. Dr. De La Pena has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 3.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.1
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gary De La Pena, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. De La Pena graduated from Wright State University, Dayton.


Dr. De La Pena has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Gary De La Pena MD is a male Internist, has 14 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Gary De La Pena practice?
Dr. Gary De La Pena has 1 office location.
Dr. Gary De La Pena practices Gastroenterology near San Diego, CA.
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